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Our Duke pushed all the way in winning return

Sat, 17 Feb 2018 14:29:51 +0000

Our Duke got his season back on track with a battling defeat of Presenting Percy in a thrilling Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park.

Douvan to go straight to Cheltenham

Fri, 16 Feb 2018 14:04:11 +0000

Douvan is set to head straight to the Cheltenham Festival after Willie Mullins decided against running his long-absent stable star in Saturday's Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park.

Poetic Rhythm confirmed for Albert Bartlett

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 13:36:07 +0000

Poetic Rhythm will race over three miles for the first time under rules in the Albert Bartlett Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival.

Ruby closes on comeback with Cheltenham on horizon

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 10:31:07 +0000

Ruby Walsh believes he could be back in action by the end of next week as he steps up his recovery from a broken leg.

Coneygree could yet return despite fracture

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 16:50:48 +0000

Sara Bradstock is "not giving up" on Coneygree despite ruling the 2015 Cheltenham Gold Cup hero out for the rest of the season due to a stress fracture of his tibia.

Clonmel falls victim to heavy rain

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 13:55:38 +0000

Thursday's meeting at Clonmel has been cancelled due to a waterlogged track.

Douvan entered in Red Mills Chase at Gowran

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 14:05:55 +0000

Douvan is one of 10 entries for the Red Mills Chase at Gowran Park on Saturday.

Vroum Vroum Mag connections ponder Boyle Hurdle

Tue, 13 Feb 2018 17:57:58 +0000

Vroum Vroum Mag will work later in the week before connections consider running in the Ladbrokes Boyne Hurdle on Sunday.

Reynolds has Eagle Lion flying under Festival radar

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 15:11:52 +0000

Philip Reynolds is aiming to win the Pertemps Handicap Hurdle at Cheltenham for a historic third year running with a horse few in Britain would even be aware of - and who remarkably had never seen the racecourse until late last October.

Treble for Elliott at Punchestown

Sun, 11 Feb 2018 17:55:36 +0000

Folsom Blue was the highlight of a Gordon Elliott treble when he came out on top in a thrilling finish to the BoyleSports Grand National Trial Handicap Chase at Punchestown.

Native River makes winning return to action

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 14:52:54 +0000

Native River made a successful return from almost a year on the sidelines with an impressive display in the Betfair Denman Chase at Newbury.

Benie Des Dieux makes it three from three at Naas

Sat, 10 Feb 2018 16:58:12 +0000

Benie Des Dieux made it three wins in as many starts over fences in the BBA Ireland Limited Opera Hat Mares Chase at Naas.

No pressure as Power rides his first winner for Mullins

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 15:18:20 +0000

Robbie Power rode his first winner for Willie Mullins after earning his fee aboard Pylonthepressure in the opening race at Thurles.

Townend out for at least two weeks with ankle injury

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 12:56:49 +0000

Paul Townend will have to remain on the sidelines with an ankle injury for at least a couple of weeks following his fall from Killultagh Vic in the Irish Gold Cup at Leopardstown last Sunday.

Elliott targets Ballymore Novices mission for Samcro

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 09:57:24 +0000

Gordon Elliott is still favouring the Ballymore Novices' Hurdle at the Cheltenham Festival next month for Samcro despite his impressive victory over two miles last Sunday.

HRI chief defends decision to sell rights to Racing UK

Thu, 8 Feb 2018 06:51:47 +0000

Chief executive of Horse Racing Ireland Brian Kavanagh has defended the decision to sell Irish racing media rights to Racing UK.

Racing at Fairyhouse gets green light

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 11:20:41 +0000

This afternoon's meeting at Fairyhouse goes ahead after the track passed a precautionary inspection.

At The Races admit disappointment in Irish rights loss

Wed, 7 Feb 2018 18:32:11 +0000

At The Races has expressed disappointment in losing media rights to rival Racing UK to broadcast racing in Ireland from the start of 2019.

Inspection at Fairyhouse on Wednesday morning

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 16:29:35 +0000

The meeting at Fairyhouse on Wednesday must pass a 7.30am precautionary inspection on raceday morning.

IHRB investigate Leopardstown betting patterns

Tue, 6 Feb 2018 07:10:00 +0000

The Irish Horseracing Regulatory Board is investigating the betting patterns surrounding two races at Leopardstown on Saturday.